Net Worth: $40 Million
- Birth Place Dallas, Texas
- Full Name Lee Buck Trevino
- Nationality Mexican American
- Date of Birth December 1, 1939
- Occupation Professional golfer
Mexican American professional golfer, Lee Trevino has an estimated net worth of $40 million. He has won six major championships over the course of his career, considered an icon for Mexican Americans, and has been nicknamed “The Merry Mex” and “Supermex”. He joined the U.S. Marine Corps when he was 17 and served for four years. He played golf while he was enlisted at Armed Forces golf events in Asia. Fellow soldier Orville Moody who was a rival of Trevino played against him in the PGA Tour in the late 1960’s. Lee was the winner of the Vardon Trophy in 1970, 1971, 1972, 1974, and 1980, as well as the winner of the Jack Nicklaus Trophy (Champions Tour) 1990, 1992, 1994, the Arnold Palmer Award (Champions Tour) 1990, 1992, and Rookie of the Year (Champions Tour) 1990. He worked for NBC television as a color analyst from 1983 until 1989 for the PGA Tour. Many non-golf fans will recognize Trevino from his roll in Adam Sandler’s movie Happy Gilmore, as the head shaking guy.